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Thu Oct 23

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:24 AM

Re: OT: No Daisies in New York

Have to do something with all that money!

All WHAT money..?

Mon Oct 6

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:52 AM

Re: Lobbyists rule -- patients go bankrupt

Wendy,

I would humbly suggest that the problem with healthcare in this country is that we don't want to have an honest conversation about fixing the SYSTEM and instead have various interests squabbling around the individual issues trying to [more]

Fri Oct 3

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:14 PM

Re: Apple gets BOOED

Apple received boos and criticism from a small faction for not sending anyone to collect its accolades



More click-baiting headlines, because "journalists" know that any negative mention of Apple in a headline will [more]

Tue Sep 30

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:53 PM

Re: Rocket Science and Higher Order Effects

weird, it looks like english, and i'm reasonably skilled at reading comprehension, but i couldn't make sense of it.

Tue Sep 16

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 4:08 PM

Re: Obesity - Is Apple Watch the Cure?

new weight loss plan:

"all the money i spend on apple, i can't afford to eat..."



:-)

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:35 PM

Re: Libertarian economics fails--again?

and everyone is a socialist until their taxes are raised.

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:32 PM

Re: Consumer debt in default

"Civilization advances one funeral at a time."

What a great quote.

Fri Sep 12

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 7:34 PM

Re: That makes me a whiner

This message was written by bernadinefromFL, an author you chose to ignore.

Click here to unignore this author.


Um, no. I don't think i will.

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 9:35 AM

Re: It's Not A Watch!

Amen. You get it. I'm surprised that so many others here, fretting about waterproofing and other details, seem to have difficulty seeing the big picture like you just did.


Double Amen.

And people seem to forget how [more]

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:30 AM

Re: After IS?

Oh and that is the Mexican border a mere 1954 miles long.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexico%E2%80%93United_States_bo......

Now the Canadian border is a
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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:27 AM

Re: Macroeconomic Sacrifices

Tim,

great response. Thanks!

Corbetti

Thu Sep 11

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:40 PM

Re: Macroeconomic Sacrifices

so for the cost of the Keystone pipeline, why don't they just build a f#&@ing refinery in canada and spare us the environmental risk of a spill.

Because you know those do happen from time to time.

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:34 PM

Re: After IS?

For example, back in 2009 a Saudi Islamic scholar issued a fatwa (a religious ruling by a qualified religious official, although unqualified clergy can try to issue these and hope that people will obey) banning the use of alcohol as a substitute [more]

Tue Sep 9

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 7:52 PM

Re: I ♥ Apple Watch

i can see an easy one - elderly (or even non-elderly person) having "heart issues" can send real time info to the doctor/hospital for evaluation.

Mon Sep 8

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 8:36 AM

Re: As tweeted by Bloomberg about Moto 360

My guess is that whatever Apple releases, it will show tremendous insight and thoughtful design.

I'll leave the crystal ball at home, though, and just wait to see what they deliver (besides more $ for my stock... ;-)

Sun Sep 7

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:47 AM

Re: Stirring the Pot - Thought on Nukes

Qaz,

fair point - i would agree it's engineering knowledge lost, as opposed to basic science. However, the impact is arguably the same in practical respects - we don't know how to do something, which means the know-how to re-do it would have [more]

Fri Sep 5

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:12 PM

Re: Stirring the Pot - Thought on Nukes

I disagree with the premise for only one reason: the argument that scientific knowledge is doubling every 9 years ON AVERAGE does not mean in any way that the knowledge in a particular discipline is advancing at that rate, if at all.

For [more]

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:09 PM

Re: Stirring the Pot - Thought on Nukes

I think you are misinterpreting his post.

He is saying (IMHO, of course) that for arguably inherently unsafe, or expensively to keep safe, nuclear plants designed in an era where the information available was simply much less advanced than [more]

Tue Sep 2

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:28 PM

Re: Your home, car & property forfeit

why on Earth would NASA need a SWAT team???

(and yes, i recognize the pun)

Sat Aug 30

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:13 PM

Re: Kissinger's Super Macro Perspective

not having read his column, I'm curious if he was explicit about the wreckage of 20th century post-colonial/imperial map drawing exercises (most of the middle east and africa) and of failed policies by countries which employed overt and covert [more]

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